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Term Information

Accession
GO:0007552
Name
metamorphosis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
GO:0046699, GO:0046698
Definition
A biological process in which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's form or structure. Examples include the change from tadpole to frog, and the change from larva to adult. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster. Source: ISBN:0721662544, GOC:sensu, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0007552 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of metamorphosis (GO:0007552)
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metamorphosis [is_a relation] is_a  multicellular organism development (GO:0007275)
Children of metamorphosis (GO:0007552)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
imaginal disc morphogenesis (GO:0007560) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  metamorphosis
larval midgut histolysis (GO:0035069) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  metamorphosis
salivary gland histolysis (GO:0035070) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  metamorphosis
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Metamorphosis